Anatomy of the trigeminal nerve

T.M.G.J. van Eijden, G.E.J. Langenbach

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The trigeminal nerve is the fifth cranial nerve (n. V), which plays an important role in the innervation of the head and neck area, together with other cranial and spinal nerves. Knowledge of the nerve’s anatomy is very important for the correct application of local anaesthetics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLocal anaesthesia in dentistry
EditorsJ.A. Baart, H.S. Brand
Place of PublicationCham
ISBN (Electronic)9783319437057
ISBN (Print)9783319437040
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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